A group of peaceful protestors at the Labour Party conference in Killarney.

More than 500 protesters from around the country march in Killarney

Siptu chief Jack O’Connor:  In his speech today, he will argue that his proposed reforms will be best achieved by a government of the left. Photograph: The Irish Times

Jack O’Connor: Will urge shelving USC for levy to fund health, childcare and care of elderly

 Patrick Honohan arriving at the  Oireachtas banking inquiry in January. He later wrote asking to ‘rephrase’ some of his comments. Photograph: Alan Betson

Central Bank governor wishes to amend evidence on bank guarantee

Minister for Public Expenditure  Brendan Howlin: “We had to make contingency plans for the collapse of the euro at that time. They were scary, scary times.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Contingency plans by economic council in 2011 included increased security at banks

Alan Kelly: “There are a certain amount of people who believe in not making a contribution to society but allow for taxpayers to fund this indulgence.”

Labour deputy leader says there needs to be conversation “about work and the value of making a contribution to society”

The union Siptu will seek assurances on the future of 1,500 Aer Lingus jobs before deciding whether or not to back the bid. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Incoming Aer Lingus chief wants airline to be allowed manage sale of Ryanair 29.8% stake

Ray Butler, a deputy for Meath West, said he and his family were intimidated by the incident which took place, at his home and constituency office in Trim, Co Meath.

Joan Burton calls on demonstrators to respect Labour’s right to hold conference

 Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Pascal Donohue with John O’Mahony TD speaking at the Dáil on the Government’s position on IAG’s proposal to make an offer for Aer Lingus. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Both Government and Opposition believe sale is possible if last few hurdles are cleared

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